Global Covid death toll passes 3 million – with latest million fatalities coming in three months 

Global coronavirus death toll passes 3 million – with the latest million fatalities coming in three months Reuters figures show the global death toll from Covid stands at 3,001,210 people It took more than a year for worldwide fatalities to surpass 2 million It comes amid rising numbers of infections in India and Brazil despite vaccines  … Read more

Rio Tinto penalties for fatalities at its mines are ‘too lenient’

Rio Tinto warned by shareholder advisers that boardroom penalties for fatalities at its mines are too lenient By Alex Lawson, Financial Mail On Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 3 April 2021 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 3 April 2021 Rio Tinto has been warned by shareholder advisers that boardroom penalties for fatalities at its mines are too … Read more

Covid deaths fall to lowest in SIX months as UK records 10 fatalities and 3,423 new infections 

Covid deaths fall to lowest in SIX months as UK records 10 fatalities and another 3,423 new infections Covid deaths have fallen to lowest numbers in six months, with 10 fatalities  As of 9am today there had been a further 3,423 lab-confirmed cases in the UK The total number of confirmed cases in the UK … Read more

Coronavirus deaths fall to lowest Saturday figure in six months as 58 new fatalities are recorded

Britain reported 58 more coronavirus deaths on Saturday, taking the number of people who have died within 28 days of a positive test to 126,573. A further 4,715 people have tested positive for the disease, a 16 per cent drop from last Saturday’s figure of 5,587, totalling 4,329,180. One week ago, 96 deaths were recorded, meaning fatalities … Read more

Quarter of all UK Covid fatalities ‘had dementia: Charities highlight cost of care home visits ban 

Quarter of all UK Covid fatalities ‘had dementia: Huge death toll among elderly is revealed as charities highlight cost of care home visits ban One in four coronavirus deaths have been among those battling with dementia  Nine in ten families said the pandemic accelerated their loved one’s symptoms  Charities say looking after people with illness … Read more

Covid cases and deaths continue to fall with 19,202 infections and 1,322 fatalities

Coronavirus cases are continuing to fall across the UK as officials today recorded another 19,202 infections and 1,322 fatalities. Department of Health figures show both daily counts have dropped 25 per cent week-on-week as the lockdown continues to thwart the spread of the virus. In yet another glimmer of hope, it was also revealed that … Read more

Alcohol-related deaths spiked during lockdown: Fatalities were highest on record between Ja

Alcohol-related deaths spiked to their highest level since records began last year amid the first national coronavirus lockdown, official figures show. An Office for National Statistics report published today found booze was a contributing factor in 5,460 fatalities in England and Wales between January and September, a rate of 12.8 per 100,000 —   This was a 17 … Read more

Covid UK: Death toll hits 100k as care home fatalities TRIPLE

The UK’s coronavirus death toll has passed the grim milestone of 100,000, official figures show as the effects of a now-fading wave of infections over Christmas translates to fatalities across the country. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today revealed that, as of January 15, there had been 103,704 Covid fatalities since the … Read more

UK’s Covid death toll hits 100,000, as care home fatalities almost TRIPLED in fortnight

UK’s Covid death toll hits 100,000: ONS figures show 103,704 people had died with the virus by January 15 as care home fatalities almost TRIPLED in a fortnight to 1,705 Data from Office for National Statistics today revealed as of January 15 there had been 103,704 Covid deaths Figure is slightly lower than Department of … Read more

January 12 was deadliest day of the pandemic so far with 1,110 fatalities in 24 hours

The UK has recorded its deadliest day in the coronavirus pandemic, as the Government’s chief scientific adviser warned parts of the NHS were like a ‘war zone’. Official figures broken down by date of death showed that January 12 saw the highest number of victims recorded in a single 24-hour period – with 1,110 Covid-19 … Read more